Definition of Genus Hydrophyllum

1. Noun. Waterleaf.

Exact synonyms: Hydrophyllum
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Hydrophyllaceae, Hydrophyllaceae, Waterleaf Family
Member holonyms: Waterleaf

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Hydrophyllum

genus Hyalophora
genus Hybanthus
genus Hydnocarpus
genus Hydnum
genus Hydra
genus Hydrangea
genus Hydrastis
genus Hydrilla
genus Hydrobates
genus Hydrocharis
genus Hydrochoerus
genus Hydrodamalis
genus Hydromantes
genus Hydromys
genus Hydrophyllum (current term)
genus Hyemoschus
genus Hygrocybe
genus Hygrophorus
genus Hygrotrama
genus Hyla
genus Hylactophryne
genus Hylobates
genus Hylocereus
genus Hylocichla
genus Hylophylax
genus Hymenaea
genus Hymenanthera
genus Hymenophyllum
genus Hynerpeton

Literary usage of Genus Hydrophyllum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States: Or, Medical Botany by William Paul Crillon Barton (1818)
"The roots of a species of the same genus, Hydrophyllum Canadensis, we learn, were eaten by the Indians in times of scarcity. ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"... from that of the genus Hydrophyllum, literally "Water-leaf, in allusion to the plants having leaves so curved as to retain water standing in them. ..."

3. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"A common name for the genus Hydrophyllum, which see. Water Lemon. Passiflora laurifolia. Water Lettuce. ..."

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